CHINA Draft law aims to better protect Chinese physicians


Draft law aims to better protect Chinese physicians


14:57, June 08, 2021

BEIJING, June 8 (Xinhua) -- A new draft law has proposed strengthened protection for practicing physicians in China.

Zhang Dingyu leads fellow doctors singing China's national anthem at a flag-raising ceremony to celebrate National Day on Oct 1 in Wuhan, Hubei province. (Photo: Xinhua)

The draft physicians law was submitted to the ongoing session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, for a second reading.

The draft stipulates that physicians' dignity and safety are inviolable, and prohibits any organization or individual from interfering in their work and lives.

Violations of doctors' personal dignity, safety and freedom by insulting, slandering, threatening or assaulting are prohibited, said the draft.

It also defines promotion and training measures to encourage more high-caliber medical practitioners to serve at the grassroots level.

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue